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Household registration system and private enterprise’s hiring policy in Shenzhen, China

Wang, Shiyang (2015) ACET35
Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University
Abstract
The purpose of the thesis was to examine how household registration (Hukou) system affects private enterprise’s hiring policy in Shenzhen, China. In addition, this thesis aimed to found out what make Shenzhen different than other city if Hukou play less important role in Shenzhen private company’s recruitment process. In order to reach this topic, this thesis adopted Taste for Discrimination Model and Discrimination in employment theory, and uses a qualitative study research design with eight case companies. From previous study, there are severe discriminations in employment in China and Hukou is one of the reasons, especially rural Hukou people got unfair treatment compare to urban Hukou people. However, based on this thesis finding,... (More)
The purpose of the thesis was to examine how household registration (Hukou) system affects private enterprise’s hiring policy in Shenzhen, China. In addition, this thesis aimed to found out what make Shenzhen different than other city if Hukou play less important role in Shenzhen private company’s recruitment process. In order to reach this topic, this thesis adopted Taste for Discrimination Model and Discrimination in employment theory, and uses a qualitative study research design with eight case companies. From previous study, there are severe discriminations in employment in China and Hukou is one of the reasons, especially rural Hukou people got unfair treatment compare to urban Hukou people. However, based on this thesis finding, Hukou is not a major factor for Shenzhen private company to consider candidates. Furthermore, Hukou is even not a factor during the recruitment process; company can provide Shenzhen Hukou to them if they want to obtain a Shenzhen Hukou. in the end, this thesis argues that Shenzhen has its unique policy and culture environment which leads to the Hukou discrimination is not exist for Shenzhen private company. (Less)
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Wang, Shiyang
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ACET35
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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Hukou system, HRM, Shenzhen, campus recruitment, discriminations in employment, China
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English
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8840930
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  abstract     = {The purpose of the thesis was to examine how household registration (Hukou) system affects private enterprise’s hiring policy in Shenzhen, China. In addition, this thesis aimed to found out what make Shenzhen different than other city if Hukou play less important role in Shenzhen private company’s recruitment process. In order to reach this topic, this thesis adopted Taste for Discrimination Model and Discrimination in employment theory, and uses a qualitative study research design with eight case companies. From previous study, there are severe discriminations in employment in China and Hukou is one of the reasons, especially rural Hukou people got unfair treatment compare to urban Hukou people. However, based on this thesis finding, Hukou is not a major factor for Shenzhen private company to consider candidates. Furthermore, Hukou is even not a factor during the recruitment process; company can provide Shenzhen Hukou to them if they want to obtain a Shenzhen Hukou. in the end, this thesis argues that Shenzhen has its unique policy and culture environment which leads to the Hukou discrimination is not exist for Shenzhen private company.},
  author       = {Wang, Shiyang},
  keyword      = {Hukou system,HRM,Shenzhen,campus recruitment,discriminations in employment,China},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Household registration system and private enterprise’s hiring policy in Shenzhen, China},
  year         = {2015},
}